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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • Position Vacant: Head of Clinical Engagement

    July 21, 2015

    IHTSDO invites applications for the role of Head of Clinical Engagement. The role will be the external clinical face of SNOMED CT and will develop and implement a clinical engagement strategy to support SNOMED CT development and adoption. At present this role will be recruited on a part time basis.

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  • RF1 Deprecation and Withdrawal of Support: Request for Feedback

    July 17, 2015

    IHTSDO proposes a phased approach to withdrawing support and distribution of the Release Format 1 (RF1) version of the SNOMED CT International Edition, while allowing stakeholders continued access to it for as long as is operationally necessary. IHTSDO seeks feedback on the plan from stakeholders.

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  • SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemiological and Statistical Map Deprecation: Request for Feedback

    July 17, 2015

    You are invited to participate in the public consultation stage of a proposed IHTSDO deprecation of the SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemiological and Statistical Map.

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  • SNOMED CT Expo 2015: Call for Papers Deadline Extension

    July 13, 2015

    IHTSDO is pleased to announce that due to popular demand the deadline for submissions for the SNOMED CT Expo 2015 Call for Papers has been extended.

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  • IHTSDO Appoints New Head of Terminology

    June 24, 2015

    The IHTSDO is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr James Case as our new Head of Terminology.

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